CU-Boulder Awarded NSF Grant to Study Effect of Forest Fires on Mercury in Durango Area

July 15, 2010

Forest fires that have burned thousands of acres near Durango over the last several years may be responsible for unlocking the mercury trapped beneath the soil in the San Juan National Forest and allowing it to wash into Vallecito Reservoir northeast of Durango, according to preliminary findings by a University of Colorado at Boulder engineering professor.

Educators Train at CU to Build Kids' Interest in Computer Science

June 18, 2010

More than 50 K-12 educators and 15 community college students from Colorado and two other states are participating in teaching programs at the University of Colorado at Boulder this summer in order to take video game programming back to the classroom.

CU, UCAR and DPS Partner to Create Web-Based Teaching Tool for Denver Science Teachers

June 17, 2010

The University of Colorado at Boulder is working with Denver Public School science teachers to help customize classroom science instruction using a specially designed digital library tool that will be increasingly valuable to teachers as their classrooms continue to diversify.

CU-Boulder Bridges Digital Divide With ‘Computers To Youth' Program

May 11, 2010

The University of Colorado at Boulder Environmental Center, with support from a number of campus departments and private sources, is expanding "Computers To Youth," its innovative approach to both protect the environment and benefit disadvantaged communities in Colorado. It is now an ongoing, year-round program with its formal launch set for Saturday, May 15, on the CU-Boulder campus.

Graduating CU Student Launches Project to Fight Child Malnutrition in Nepal

May 4, 2010

Mark Arnoldy, a University of Colorado at Boulder senior set to graduate on Friday, doesn't like peanuts. As a matter of fact he avoids them like the plague because he is highly allergic to them.

DSST Students to Attend CU-Boulder Engineering Design Expo

April 28, 2010

More than 40 11th-graders from the Denver School of Science and Technology will get a close-up look at college-level engineering design at the University of Colorado at Boulder on Thursday, April 29, the last voting day of the White House Commencement Challenge.

CU Engineering Students Ramp Up for Egg Drop, Rocket Launch, Design Expo

April 16, 2010

Engineering students at the University of Colorado at Boulder are ramping up for a week of intense activity April 20 to 24, when they will celebrate Engineering Days and complete hands-on design projects for demonstration to the community at the Engineering Design Expo.

CU-Boulder's Spring Fest Offers a Wide Range of Activities April 9-11

April 1, 2010

The University of Colorado at Boulder's second annual Spring Fest is expected to draw thousands of students and visitors to campus April 9-11 for the Buffalo Can Challenge, Admitted Student Day, Healthy Kids Day, the spring football game, the Forever Buffs 5K run and other events.

CU-Boulder Students Develop Educational Initiative to Inspire Youth Through Space Exploration

March 16, 2010

Aerospace engineering students at the University of Colorado at Boulder have developed an initiative called "We Want Our Future" to inspire the nation's youth and strengthen their interest in science, technology, engineering and math.

CU-Boulder Community Leadership Program Celebrates 20 Years of Developing Leaders

March 3, 2010

The INVST Community Leadership Program at the University of Colorado at Boulder has been involving CU students in community service since 1990, and on March 12-14, alumni of the program will gather in Boulder for a 20th anniversary reunion weekend.

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